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Saw bunch of 50+ guys playing roundball at lunch. Afterward they were social, laughing, energized. Is that common?

Saw bunch of 50+ guys playing roundball at lunch. Afterward they were social, laughing, energized. Is that common?

Nothing wrong: Speaking as a potential "one of those guys" there is absolutely nothing out of the ordinary with this senario. Next time, why don't you ask to join them? ...Read more

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Palm hurts! joy stick-gaming 'injury'?

Palm hurts! joy stick-gaming 'injury'?

Remove the joystick: Hopefully you've already done that. Next you can ice the area if it bruised. Should improve in a few days. Consider a padded glove from now on! ...Read more

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When can I play golf, ride a bike, or go hiking after spine surgery?

When can I play golf, ride a bike, or go hiking after spine surgery?

Wait long for golf: There is a huge range of types of spine surgeries. Minimally invasive disc or decompression patients, shouldn't engage in lifting of greater than 30 pounds for six weeks and to refrain from painful activities. Recovery from open fusions can take much longer. Hiking or bike- riding can usually be started relatively early in the process-2 or three weeks out. Golf needs to wait 6 months. ...Read more

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Any suggestions, concerned grandparent have a 16 yo g-son weighing approx 365lbs, 6'1", (autism spectrum disorder, add, etc) does mixed martial arts w/wrestling m-w-f equalling 5 hours wkly, also plays soccer t-thu with warm up excerise plays game for app

Any suggestions, concerned grandparent have a 16 yo g-son weighing approx 365lbs, 6'1", (autism spectrum disorder, add, etc) does mixed martial arts w/wrestling m-w-f equalling 5 hours wkly, also plays soccer t-thu with warm up excerise plays game for app

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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My 14yo son (soccer player) has a golf ball size bony mass under his right knee. top of his shine bone. painful at times. Grad. gotten bigger.

My 14yo son (soccer player) has a golf ball size  bony  mass under his right knee. top of his shine bone. painful at times. Grad. gotten bigger.

Osgood-Schlatter?: Osgood-Schlatter knee is a common cause of knee pain in teens. It is inflammation of the area just below the knee where the tendon from the kneecap (patellar tendon) attaches to the shinbone (tibia). Because physical activity puts additional stress on bones, muscles, and tendons, kids who participate in sports (such as running or jumping sports) have a higher chance of this. His doctor can help. ...Read more

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Good yoga programs on dvd?

Good yoga programs on dvd?

Look online: There are many excellent dvd's - but these days, there is amazing content on line at sites like yogaglo.Com and yogajournal.Com. You can select something in many different styles and time frames. ...Read more

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Im quiet an active adrenalin junkie person such as out door sports , scuba diving, motocross ect. Will a breast augmentation limit me with activities?

Im quiet an active adrenalin junkie person such as out door sports , scuba diving, motocross ect. Will a breast augmentation limit me with activities?

No limitations: The short answer is that breast implants should not limit your lifestyle. However, it is important that they not be too large and that you are aware of all of the ramifications in terms of implants in athletic women. I would recommend asking your plastic surgeon for specific information on this. ...Read more

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Which is better at preventing cellulite , performing martial arts or dancing Hip Hop?

Which is better at preventing cellulite , performing martial arts or dancing Hip Hop?

Both: heavy exercise or vigorous activities of any kind will help the condition known as cellulite. Cellulite describes the appearance of the tissues and can be avoided by staying at your ideal body weight and staying active. Enjoy! ...Read more

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What's a good knee brace for football players?

What's a good knee brace for football players?

What position??: I believe that all linemen should wear hinged knee braces. For ball carriers, the use of any brace may slow down one performance and would probably only be worn if required by team physician. ...Read more

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Can anyone give me a list of don't do's after chiari 1 decomposition surgery 6 mon ago or does it depend on surgeon?As heavy lifting, riding breaking horses, motorcycle riding, flying, high altitudes, jet skiing snow skiing, mountain climbing or do you ju

Can anyone give me a list of don't do's after chiari 1 decomposition surgery 6 mon ago or does it depend on surgeon?As heavy lifting, riding breaking horses, motorcycle riding, flying, high altitudes, jet skiing snow skiing, mountain climbing or do you ju

Talk to Your Surgeon: I wouldn't take it lightly because the consequences can be serious. In general, it depends on how successful the procedure was, how you've healed, etc. Only your surgeon can tell you after examining you. ...Read more

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Abused by teacher in '80s. School never believed me/my parents. Abuser now sunday school teacher at church. How can I be credible in warning church?

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Abused by teacher in '80s. School never believed me/my parents. Abuser now sunday school teacher at church. How can I be credible in warning church?

Police: Child abuse is very serious. They need to be stopped from harming other children. You need to report the child abuse to the police as soon as possible. It will require great courage on your part, but i know you can do it. Be brave, protect others. ...Read more

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How many teens commit suicide a year by jumping on train tracks in ca?

How many teens commit suicide a year by jumping on train tracks in ca?

Why do you ask?: Unusual question. Please talk to someone about this as this is not the forum to answer that. ...Read more

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Hi there. Is vinyasa yoga more appropriate before after an intense cardio workout? (Wrestling, Mauy Thai, Jui Jitsu)

Hi there. Is vinyasa yoga more appropriate before after an intense cardio workout? (Wrestling, Mauy Thai, Jui Jitsu)

Warm up vs cool down: Active warm up is ideal prior to intense workouts. Depending upon how aggressive your yoga routine is, it might serve as warm up. With that said, cooling down is also a good idea after intense exercise too. Bottom line, there's no proof that any specific exercise routine is better than another for warm up or cool down, aside from general statements. ...Read more

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Im doing a tough mudder race on october, (10-12miles with 25 military obstacles designed by british military forces) should I take any multivitamin?

Im doing a tough mudder race on october, (10-12miles with 25 military obstacles designed by british military forces) should I take any multivitamin?

Probably: Vitamins are important for you to get through your diet. If you feel you do not get the necessary daily requirements through a balanced high content of plant based diet, its best to take a multivitamin each day regardless of tough mudder race or not. In general, use a high quality multi vitamin tablet such as new chapter brand as insurance to ensure you get your daily vitamins and minerals. ...Read more

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I am a writer, need medical insight. Scene: youth suffers punctured lung, barbed hook on ship at sea. No modern medicine; none trained. Best response?

I am a writer, need medical insight. Scene: youth suffers punctured lung, barbed hook on ship at sea. No modern medicine; none trained. Best response?

What available: Alternatives are to enlarge hole in chest wall to create an open pneumothorax and prevent tension from trapped air, or to create valve type mechanism with some type of tube and flutter valve or water submersion of tube to allow air out of chest cavity but not allow it back in through tube. ...Read more

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Is Golf With a Cart considered Exercise?

Is Golf With a Cart considered Exercise?

Any physical: Activity including house chores or golfing with the aid of a cart(less so than if walking +/- carrying your bag) is considered exercise. It's just that it may be on the lower intensity side. ...Read more

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Why is golfing during a storm dangerous?

Why is golfing during a storm dangerous?

Storm warning: If you are golfing during a storm be prepared to be struck by lightning. Obviously not a good idea. Seek shelter. ...Read more

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How important is it to stretch before golfing?

How important is it to stretch before golfing?

Very: While golf is an activity where major injuries are uncommon, i believe that stretching for both upper back/shoulders and lower back regions the flexibility is key to avoid staring muscles in the above affected areas. ...Read more

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I swallowed a 3cm golf tee, what's going to happen?

See GI specialist: A gastroenterologist may be able to remove it for you if it's stuck in your GI tract. If it's a plastic tee then it may show up on an x-ray. ...Read more

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What are physical benefits of playing golf?

What are physical benefits of playing golf?

Escape: The physical benefits include walking if you avoid the cart, upper arm swinging exercises, socialization with other players, and escape from your stress for several hours at a time. Drinking and smoking during the game will negate some of the physical benefits. ...Read more

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What are the risks of playing golf?

What are the risks of playing golf?

Back injuries: The risks of playing golf include causing you to deal with mental focus, control of temper, shoulder, wrist, thumb injuries as well as back and knee injuries. Practice and golf lessons from a pro can mitigate those issues. Have fun. ...Read more

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On golf course how do I find lightning protection?

SYSTEMS ARE IN PLACE: To warn you way ahead of time that a storm is coming. Typically, any lightning on radar within 10 miles of the course forces them to blow the horn. Get your behind in the clubhouse asap! thats the only way to stay out of harms way. If this course does not have a warning protocol, it needs reported to osha. ...Read more

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How can beginning golf and tennis players can avoid common injuries?

How can beginning golf and tennis players can avoid common injuries?

Stretch: Before beginning any physical activity stretching and conditioning exercises are recommended. You'll want to do some easy stretching movements - particularly of the arms and legs for these two sports. Also, start slow and work your way up to an increased level of activity. It would probably be beneficial to ask advice on warm-ups and conditioning from whoever is teaching you the new sport as well. ...Read more

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I have a big bite its gome from a small golf ball size to the size of a dvd disc?

I have a big bite its gome from a small golf ball size to the size of a dvd disc?

ER NOW!: This sounds like an infected bite with abscess formation: close your computer an proceed to your local ER or UC clinic. ...Read more

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It's while a i playing golf?

So it is time: So who stopped you , great wether at your area , ' good walk is not wasted ' , invite your friends , good for your health , who can renounce such a temptation ! ...Read more

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Can I get a tenniselbow by playing golf?

Possibly: Tennis elbow is caused by a strain of the muscles in the forearm which is characterized by pain and tenderness on the outside of the elbow. Golfer's elbow is generally pain and tenderness on the inside of the elbow. Either can occur as a result of repetitive activities that cause strain to those areas of the forearm and elbow. ...Read more

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Should i consider playing golf if i want to improve my coordination?

Should i consider playing golf if i want to improve my coordination?

Sure: Golf is only one of many sports that would improve coordination. Other more active sports are much better suited for that. Those include baseball, football, basketball, soccer, raquetball, tennis, handball, dance, gymnastics, and many moore. It is important to keep your eye on the ball in golf when swinging the golf club and facing where you are aiming. Practice really makes a difference. ...Read more

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Men that golf often get bad hips. Why is that?

Not true: There is no evidence that golf damages the hip. Playing golf while walking (no cart) is an excellent exercise for most people. ...Read more

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What are some good stretches I should do before playing golf?

Focus on low back: I would recommend a lot of hamstring and low back stretches. ...Read more

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Would living around golf course cause sickness such as cancer?

Well....: If a ball hits someone in the head, it will leave a bump but it would not be cancer! Seriously, no. BTW, I see you had some sort of biopsy, hope it came back well. ...Read more

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I fell off a golf cart and hit my head pretty hard. What should I do?

I fell off a golf cart and hit my head pretty hard. What should I do?

Head injury: It depends on whether you have any symptoms and how long ago this occurred. If it occurred more than a day ago and you feel alright, you can continue observation. If it occurred today and you have a headache, dizziness, trouble walking, you should go in to have a CT scan and an exam. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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